Cub management cited facility needs as the main reason for the move, Bruce Levine writes.
Kris Bryant is ignoring the talk of his major league call-up, which should come in early 2015.
Kyle Schwarber hit two balls out of Wrigley Field while taking batting practice Tuesday.
When the final numbers come in, the Cubs will have sold close to 2.65 million tickets this season.
“That is absolutely on my list,” Jeff Samardzija said of considering Chicago as a free agent destination.
Manager Rick Renteria believes some pitching depth would work wonders in the future.
There’s a chance Bryant will spend the “vast majority” of 2015 with the Cubs, says Theo Epstein.
“I’m not sure I’d trade our long-term future for anybody’s,” Theo Epstein says.
The Jackie Robinson West Little League team was the toast of the town on Wednesday, as thousands of fans lined South Side streets and packed into Millennium Park to salute the national championship players and coaches who were the darlings of the Little League World Series.
It was June 26, 2012, when the rebirth began at Wrigley Field.
The Cubs aren’t ignoring the acquisition of young pitchers. They just haven’t had the right opportunity.
Acquiring pitching will be Chicago’s main offseason objective.
Javier Baez and Anthony Rizzo hit back-to-back home runs as the Chicago Cubs roughed up Kyle Lohse and the Milwaukee Brewers 4-2 on Wednesday night.
The Cubs have now shown they have money available to chase a big-name pitcher.
“I still don’t foresee Kris getting called up this year,” Theo Epstein says.
“I just have to … slow everything down,” Javy Baez says.
With a tragic past and vast potential, how are Cubs fans to find a middle ground nowadays?
The next 18 to 24 months will be spent chasing young pitching talent, Jed Hoyer says.
Jorge Soler is already on the 40-man roster, which makes him easier to promote, Theo Epstein said.
The calls are growing louder, but Cubs management isn’t budging from its plan.